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Family-friendly with Bar Scene, Outdoor Seating

Seafood Cuisine
Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Takeout, Delivery, Late Night, Dessert
Waterfront: Beachfront on Bradenton Beach


Let your kids play on the beach while you enjoy your meal — indoors or out. For more information, visit the Beachhouse Restaurant website.

Seafood and American Cuisine

Dinner Reservations, Elegant Wine & Beer Bar
Live Music on Weekends
Courtyard with Covered Deck
Awards include: Diner’s Choice Winner by Open Table (2014) and Certificate of Excellence by TripAdvisor (2014)

Blue Marlin Grill: Best of Anna Maria Island Restaurants


One of Anna Maria Island Restaurants, Blue Marlin is dedicated to serving the freshest local seafood on the Florida Gulf Coast. Blue Marlin features daily fresh fish brought in directly from the Cortez fishing fleet. Besides fish, Blue Marlin Grill offers a variety of dishes including steak and chicken. Fish dishes include grouper, snapper, cobia, hogfish, shrimp and grits, garlic shrimp, stone crab mac & cheese, fresh oysters. Children’s meals are available on the “Mini Marlins” menu. Dessert specialities include the Guinness chocolate cake and tropical bread pudding. Blue Marlin Grill joined the list of top Anna Maria Island Restaurants in 2011.

Blue Marlin Grill Atmosphere


Set in a historic 1920s cottage on Bridge Street, the Blue Marlin Grill has original wainscoting, wood flooring, and tables and benches built from recycled dock wood. Restaurant decor includes antique ship lanterns, fish mounts, and boat oars — creating a charming and intimate atmosphere. The lovely wine and beer bar is curved in a way that mimics a boat. Atmosphere includes cozy lighting by the nautical ship-lamps, along with “The Trap Yard” courtyard and covered deck.


On Friday and Saturday nights, Blue Marlin offers live music and entertainment with a different band weekly. Nearby attractions include the Anna Maria city pier, clock-tower, local shops, and mini-golf.
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Anna Maria Island Restaurants: Bridge Street Bistro111 Gulf Drive South, 3rd Floor, Bradenton Beach, Anna Maria Island, FL


Seafood & American Cuisine

Romantic & Scenic

Breakfast/Brunch, Dinner, Reservations, Delivery, Late Night

Location includes Bridge Street Bistro (main dining room); Island Time Bar & Grill; and Sunset Banquet Room

Bridge Street Bistro: Best Anna Maria Island Restaurants


Bridge Street Bistro offers three “restaurants” in one location. The Bistro, located on the 3rd floor, is the main dining room. It offers both indoor and outdoor seating with panoramic views of the Gulf of Mexico. The Island Time Bar & Grill, located on the ground floor, offers a casual menu with drink specials, live entertainment, and beautiful views in a lush tropical setting. The Sunset Banquet Room, located on the 2nd floor, offers private dining for up to 60 guests. It’s perfect for special events, private parties, rehearsal dinner, wedding receptions, business meetings, and more.

Bridge Street Bistro Atmosphere


The Bridge Street Bistro atmosphere is relaxed yet refined with “resort casual” attire. Located on Bradenton Beach, the Bistro offers incredible views of the beach and the Gulf of Mexico.

Bridge Street Bistro Cuisine


Chef Keith Daum offers an outstanding menu. Fish choices include fresh fish daily, lobster bisque, seafood gumbo, potato-crusted grouper, Mahi-Mahi, seafood risotto. Non-fish selections include hand-cut Filet Mignon, Sirloin steaks, veal, pasta, chicken, specialty salads, and homemade desserts.

Anna Maria Island Restaurants: Island Gourmet Grill5910 Marina Drive, Holmes Beach, Anna Maria Island, FL


Cuisines include Seafood, American, Pizza & Pasta

Full Wine Bar

Open for Lunch & Dinner

Offers Delivery & Takeout

Outdoor Dining

Island Gourmet Grill: Best Anna Maria Island Restaurants


Island Gourmet Grill specializes in modern Italian classics, along with fresh seafood, steak, chicken, and delicious handmade pizzas.


The hip atmosphere is perfect for casual lunch with friends or a romantic dinner with a loved one. Island Gourmet Grill boasts a full wine bar, along with Al Fresco dining.

Island Gourmet Grill: Your Catch of the Day


At Island Gourmet, you can bring in your fresh catch of the day, and the chef with prepare a spectacular dinner for you with all the trimmings.

Family-friendly and Romantic Atmosphere

Seafood, American
Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Takeout, Delivery, Late Night, Dessert
Waterfront – Watch the sun set over the Gulf of Mexico


The Sandbar is one of Anna Maria Island Restaurants on the water. It offers a spectacular setting with views of the Gulf of Mexico. Visit Sandbar’s website for more information.

Cozy Old florida cottage ambience with casual, relaxed atmosphere

Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night, Dessert
Awards include: Certificate of Excellence 2014 by TripAdvisor
Specialties: Award-winning dishes including key lime pie
Public Transit: Trolley Stop 34


Sign of The Mermaid is one of Anna Maria Island Restaurants with an Old Florida feel. Enjoy a casual cottage atmosphere while eating award-winning dishes. For more information, visit Sign of The Mermaid’s website.

3228 East Bay Drive, Cortez, Florida, Holmes Beach, Anna Maria Island, FL 34217


Outdoor Seating ONLY

Fresh Seafood

Domestic Beer, Imported Beer, Draft Beer

Starfish Cafe: Best Anna Maria Island Restaurants


Seafood cuisine includes: Mullet, Grouper, Gulf Shrimp, Oysters, Sea Scallops, Crab Cakes, Clam Strips, Stone Crab Claws, Florida Pompano, Shrimp & Grits, Wild Alaskan Salmon, Grilled Mahi Mahi, Peel & Eat Shrimp, Calamari, Conch Fritters, Middle Neck Clams, Cortez Fish Chowder, Seafood Salad. They also offer Honey-Pecan Chicken, Hamburgers, the “Sea” Dog. Sides include coleslaw, cheese grits, and french fries. Captain Kathe’s Key Lime Pie is a dessert treat. Almost all of the seafood at Starfish Cafe is harvested by Florida Commercial Fishermen.

Starfish Cafe: Views from the Dock


Enjoy scenic views from Starfish Cafe’s dock, including mangrove islands, Jewfish Key, Longboat Key, Bradenton Beach, and the local commercial fishing fleet.

The Feast: Anna Maria Island Restaurants5406 Marina Drive, Holmes Beach, Anna Maria Island, FL


Cuisine: Seafood, American, Pizza & Pasta, Wine Bar

Focus: Dining on a Budget, Families, Romance, Groups

Dining includes Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Takeout, Delivery, Late Night

The Feast Restaurant: Best Anna Maria Island Restaurants

The Feast Restaurant is a family-owned and operated restaurant with brothers Joseph and Christofer Dale as the Chefs and Owners. The Feast is open for lunch and dinner daily on Holmes Beach on Anna Maria Island, Florida. It features a budget-friendly, family-friendly, warm and relaxed atmosphere.


The Feast Restaurant: Local Anna Maria Island Cuisine


The Feast offers fresh local and exotic cuisine on Holmes Beach and Anna Maria Island. Specialities include fresh seafood, steaks, salads, innovative pastas, hand-tossed gourmet pizza, and much more. In addition, The Feast boasts the island’s largest craft and Microbrew beer selection, and offers a large variety of wines from around the globe — available by bottle or glass.

Local Seafood with Casual but Elegant Atmosphere

Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Delivery, Late Night, Dessert
Vegetarian Cuisine Choices
Waterfront – Yes


The Waterfront Restaurant is one of Anna Maria Island Restaurants on the water. Features include Old Florida ambiance, open air patio, an elegant micro-brew and wine bar, giant fish tank, and fabulous views of Tampa Bay and the Sunshine Bridge. For more information, visit The Waterfront Restaurant website.

Casual Atmosphere
Mexican Cuisine
Budget and Family-Friendly
Lunch, Dinner, Takeout


Tortilla Bay is one Anna Maria Island restaurants featuring Mexican cuisine.


For more information, visit Tortilla Bay’s website.